NewsSeptember 10th, 2019
Ahead of the 2019 National Sexual Assault Conference, Ms. Magazine published a series of blogs from conference presenters on the collective movement to end sexual violence. Tahirih Forced Marriage Initiative Project Manager, Casey Swegman, and Tahirih Policy Communications Associate, Rachel Pak, authored a piece on the intersections of forced marriage and sexual assault.
NewsMay 6th, 2019
Georgia Governor Brian Kemp signed into law a bill ending child marriage in Georgia!
NewsApril 19th, 2019
Tahirih is disappointed that for the fourth year in a row, Maryland’s legislature ended its session without passing legislation to fix the state’s child marriage problem.
NewsMarch 26th, 2019
The Atlanta Journal Constitution quoted Tahirih Senior Counsel for Policy and Strategy Jeanne Smoot about the harmful consequences of child marriage and the bill addressing the issue in Georgia.
Action AlertsMarch 25th, 2019
Tell your Representative that you support the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act!
NewsMarch 14th, 2019
Tahirih expresses concern about a new bill introduced in Senate intended to stop child marriages.
NewsJanuary 15th, 2019
USCIS released a new report on how the U.S. immigration system encourages child marriages. Tahirih is alarmed by the data in the report, and urges USCIS to provide further clarifications for a better understanding of the problem.